Art Of The Model Kit
100 Full color pages of the most beautiful model kits ever created!
by Brian Orfin
Collecting and building model kits has been around for generations and became really popular in the 1950's when model kits were only about 60 cents. Through the 1950's to the late 1970's Aurora ruled the model world with not only their creations of airplanes but also the movie monsters. Through high demand of today's market of unassembled model kits the prices have skyrocketed. Because of companies like Mobeius and their attention to detail, we now have the chance to acquire exact reproductions of model kits from the 60's.
The offer their kits at affordable prices and new kits that collectors at one time only dreamed of owning or were forced to buy from ones that were created in peoples basements or garages . Now many collectors are able to relive their childhood and recreate models of yesteryear.
Collecting model kits is unique because although each model kit is basically the same when purchased it becomes unique through the artists interpretation with paint and creativity.
Through this book I hope you not only are able to recognize how collectable model kits are but to also appreciate the models artistic value and the great amount of time and love that went into each one. I truly hope you are able to enjoy my book as much as I had creating it. I look forward to creating new editions as I acquire additional models in the future.
I have a store in Warren, OH. We have been in business for 10 years. At Nowhere Toys, we always try to continue a long service and performance built on a solid foundation of experience, knowledge and integrity. Whether you are a collector looking for a specific collectible or a potential customer wanting to sell a single item, a large collection or an entire estate, we hope you will find Nowhere Toys to be an important asset in your decision. As priprietor of Nowhere Toys I have collected over 2000 of the worlds rarest mugs that I have chosen to share with you in this wonderful book.
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